Mildred Nell Wactor

Published 5:00 am Monday, March 26, 2007

Graveside services for Mildred Nell Wactor, of Jackson, are 3p.m. Sunday, March 25, at Bogue Chitto Cemetery. Harrigill FuneralHome is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday at 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Wactor, 90, died March 23, 2007, at Lakeland Nursing Homeand Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Lincoln County on Oct.12, 1916, to Sam L. Wactor and Sadie Smith Wactor.

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She was a retired office manager. She was a graduate of BogueChitto High School and Copiah-Lincoln Community College. Aftergraduation, she entered the Women’s Army Corps where she achievedthe rank of sergeant.

After her discharge in 1946, she moved to Jackson where sheworked for Jackson Paper Co. and Chevron Oil. With Chevron’srelocation, she moved to New Orleans. After retiring with 30 yearsof service, she returned to Jackson where she was a member of FirstBaptist Church. She was a member of the Esther Sunday School classfor over 50 years. She enjoyed playing bridge and volunteering atthe University of Mississippi Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, JackWactor and Sam Wactor; two sisters, Mavis Reed and Mamie King; aniece, Myra Reed Basden Ritchie; and a great-niece, Tiffani A.Watson.

She is survived by her sister, Hilda W. Conerly, of Jackson.

She was a very special aunt to Pam Kinsey, of Jackson, ChipConerly, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Amy Hart, of Bogue Chitto, and JackLee Hart, of Jackson; and a very special great-aunt to ElizabethDuggar, of Atlanta, Ga., Anna Conerly, of Tuscaloosa, Austin Hartand Nikki Hart, of Bogue Chitto, and Julie Basden, CatherineCarter, and Courtney Speetjens, all of Jackson.